GUST Signs MoU with Kuwait Flight Academy

Date: 
Dec 21, 2015
Location: 
BOT Meeting Room

GUST and Kuwait Flight Academy (KFA) signed a memorandum of understanding today to launch Kuwait’s first ever Private Pilot Ground Training (PPL) at GUST. The program will include several aviation courses, available to the public, at all levels of experience and will grant the trainees who meet all requirements with accredited graduation certificates.

Kuwait Flight Academy, founded in 2014 as a subsidiary of Kuwait Aerospace Technologies, to offer a myriad of different aviation courses; including the Private Pilot Training, FAA Commercial Pilot Training, FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificates, and FAA Flight Instructor Training. Almost all ground courses and simulator trainings are held in Kuwait, while final flying courses and certifications are held in the United States. GUST will be hosting all the local training programs on its campus.

Sheikh Nasser Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, Founder and CEO, said, “We are proud to collaborate with a world-class university such as GUST to maintain the high standards and quality of these courses. Our instructors are highly trained and certified experts in the art and disciplines of flying and training. We are also proud to invest in high-tech simulators, which will be housed under the roof of this great university.”  KFA instructors provide participants with the tools needed to successfully complete each level of training required for any certification levels. Specialized training can also be tailored to each person’s individual requirements and goals.

Dr. Salah Al-Sharhan, GUST Vice President for Academic Affairs and A. Vice President for Planning and Development, said, “As a university, we pride ourselves in not only ensuring the best quality education for our students, but also working together with esteemed institutions such as KFA, to provide unique educational and training opportunities to our community in order to help them develop, and fulfill their goals.”

GUST Professional Advancement and Continuing Education Center (PACE) provides over 25 different programs, open to the public, and covers different career segments, including: CFA, CMA, CPA, Project Management Professional, IELTS and GMAT exam preparation courses, General English courses, Healthcare Quality Management program, Microsoft Official Courses, and many more.

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